Friday, September 10, 2021

Travel & Food

From music notes to Cakes and Dough

During the pandemic, violin teacher Melissa Yeo discovered a new passion as she learned to adapt to the difficult days of lockdowns and restrictions. Moving from violins to ovens, Melissa now enjoys being surrounded by the aroma of her pastries, although she...

Exotic fruit season is back!

The exotic fruit season is now back. These days, when you visit the market, you can easily find durians, mangosteens, rambutans and even dabai on sale. It is the perfect time to enjoy these local delights and you better...

Lee Fah Mee — The distinct taste of Sarawak

Lee Fah Mee is one of the leading local brands that most Sarawakians could relate to. During its initial establishment in the 1950s, Lee Fah was actually running a very different business compared to today.  A homegrown brand that goes...

Unique aroma of Pes Ayam Kuzy Gula Apong

KUCHING: Aiming to showcase authentic products from Sarawak, a businesswoman has come up with a new product, Pes Ayam Kuzy Gula Apong. According to Hamisah Dollah, the paste is not only for cooking Ayam Gula Apong but can also be...

Fresh terubok at your doorstep

A fish vendor is prepared to walk the extra mile to ensure that customers around Kuching and Kota Samarahan enjoy fresh ikan terubuk from Sebuyau. Wan Mohd Hasbullah Wan Maahruf, 30, will bring the fresh terubok without charging a delivery...

Money, distance not a problem for durian lovers

MONEY and distance are no problems for hardcore fans of the “King of Fruits”. Just ask Kamri Mohammad, owner of the House of Durian Kuching, a durian shop, at Semariang in Kuching. “It is common for hardcore durian lovers to spend...

Spice up with sambal tahai geronong

KUCHING: Popular with its sambal tahai known as sambal tahai nyanyat, ZH, a company that produces tahai-based products, has released its latest spice - sambal tahai geronong. With a combination of tahai fish (local smoked fish) and also cabik geronong...

Kek lapis – one vice you can’t seem to break

‘Kek lapis’ (layer cake) is one of the must-have desserts to be served to guests every Hari Raya or other major festivals in Sarawak. This local delicacy has developed over time and is now available in many flavours that will...

Mouth-watering pizza with Musang King topping

THE D197 durian variety, or better known as Musang King, is regarded exclusive because it is expensive and only those who can afford can enjoy its deliciousness. However, siblings Nur Hanani Ismail, 41, and her brother, Ahmad Najib Ismail, 33,...

Borneo Delight — ready-to-eat meals

It is easier now to prepare good meals with Borneo Delight’s ready-to-eat meals. With seven different dishes to choose from, and more to come, Borneo Delight aspires to introduce Sarawak through their packed meals. Quick, tasty, wholesome The Covid-19 pandemic has,...

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From music notes to Cakes and Dough

During the pandemic, violin teacher Melissa Yeo discovered a new passion as she learned to adapt to the difficult...